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BD Article
article | July 12th, 2019

What CEOs Want (and Directors Aren’t Giving)

There is one major difference between how CEOs and boards of directors think about executive compensation.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
article | July 2nd, 2019

Outsourcing the Service, Not the Oversight

Boards need to ensure they exercise meaningful oversight of a bank’s relationships with fintech partners.

By: Karen Garrett, Lindsay Harden
article | June 25th, 2019

Community Bank Succession Planning in Seven Steps

Community bank boards can address the all-important need to plan for the CEO’s successor with a few simple steps.

By: J. Scott Petty
article | June 18th, 2019

Improving Shareholder Liquidity, Employee Performance through ESOPs

Banks can use employee stock ownership plans to create liquidity for shareholders and provide meaningful incentives for their employees.

By: Mark Russell, John Gosser, Sr.
research | June 17th, 2019

2019 Survey Results: CEO and Board Pay Trends

The results of Bank Director’s 2019 Compensation Survey explore succession planning, board refreshment and trends in CEO and director compensation.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
BD Article
article | June 14th, 2019

The Most Effective Bank Directors Share These Two Qualities

There is no magic formula for being an effective bank director, but there are two traits that the best tend to exhibit.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
article | June 11th, 2019

One Way to Compensate and Keep Your Bank’s Top Talent

Bank-owned life insurance continues to play an important role in compensation and retention strategies for key personnel, according to NFP/Equias Alliance’s trend preview and recap.

By: David Shoemaker, Ken Derks
BD Article
article | June 7th, 2019

An Easy Way to Lose Sight of Critical Risks

The noise of the digital revolution threatens to drown out the fundamental risks of banking. How do the best banks keep their focus?

By: Al Dominick, CEO of Bank Director and FinXTech
article | June 3rd, 2019

How Subchapter S Issues Could Snag a Sale

The Subchapter S election gives banks significant economic benefits, but that could be jeopardized in a sale by poor recordkeeping.

By: Jack Milligan, editor­-in-­chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | May 24th, 2019

An Easy Way to Learn More About Banking

It goes without saying that bank executives and directors should strive to learn more about banking. But what should they read to do so?

By: John J. Maxfield, editor-in-chief for Bank Director magazine